Re: Shuttle water dump while attached to ISS

From: Jonathan T Wojack (tlj18@juno.com)
Date: Wed Aug 15 2001 - 13:04:30 PDT

  • Next message: Sebastian Stabroth: "Re: Shuttle water dump"

    > In fact, water dumps are routinely performed while free flying AND 
    > while
    > attached to ISS. There was a contamination issue but that argument 
    > was
    > overcome. The Shuttle provides ISS all the water ISS can utilize; 
    > but ISS
    > now hands over its excess water for the Shuttle to dump. What will 
    > happen to
    > excess water on ISS when the Shuttle leaves is not clear right now.
    
    I don't see how the ISS is going to generate any excess water with the
    Space Shuttle gone.  It's a closed system, and I don't think the ISS has
    any fuel cells.
    
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